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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Aegithinidae — the ioras.


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  • Grey hornbill Tockus birostris and Marshall's iora Aegithina nigrolutea are also present.

    Keoladeo (Bharatpur) National Park, India

  • Externally their colour always approximates closely to the bark of the branch on which they are placed; they are not thin, basket-like structures like those of _Aegithina_ or _Rhipidura_, but are fully ½ inch thick at the sides and probably ¾ inch thick at the bottom.

    The Nests and Eggs of Indian Birds, Volume 1


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